Big Pun

1971 - 2000

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Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was an American rapper and songwriter. Pun's lyrics are notable for their technical efficiency, having exceptional breath control, heavy use of alliteration, as well as internal and multi-syllabic rhyming schemes. He is frequently cited as one of the best MCs of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Big Pun has received more than 3,807,964 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Big Pun is the 1,728th most popular singer (down from 1,531st in 2019), the 9,488th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,718th in 2019) and the 505th most popular American Singer.

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  • 3.8M

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  • 54.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Big Pun ranks 1,728 out of 3,541Before him are T.I., Bobbie Gentry, Era Istrefi, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Dana Rosemary Scallon, and Avi Toledano. After him are Taco, Emilia Rydberg, Dianne Reeves, Blake Shelton, Jam Master Jay, and Booba.

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Among people born in 1971, Big Pun ranks 292Before him are José Cardozo, Danijela Martinović, Letícia Sabatella, DJ Ötzi, Derrick Green, and Brad Friedel. After him are Berta Cáceres, Niclas Alexandersson, Keegan-Michael Key, Alexandra Lamy, Cecilia Suárez, and Lorena Rojas. Among people deceased in 2000, Big Pun ranks 244Before him are Yuriy Lituyev, Mildred Wiley, Robert Cormier, Georgiy Gongadze, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Ann Doran. After him are Mark R. Hughes, John Lindsay, Jimmie Davis, Lynden Pindling, Marceline Day, and Donald Dewar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Big Pun ranks 9,488 out of 15,968Before him are Bill Nelson (1942), Levi Lincoln Sr. (1749), David Wolf (1956), Stephen Dunham (1964), Martin Davis (1928), and Linda Arvidson (1884). After him are Tip O'Neill (1912), John Bartram (1699), Howard Dean (1948), David Murray (1955), Guion Bluford (1942), and RJ Mitte (1992).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Big Pun ranks 505Before him are Michael W. Smith (1957), Rudy Vallée (1901), Derrick Green (1971), Edie Brickell (1966), T.I. (1980), and Bobbie Gentry (1942). After him are Dianne Reeves (1956), Blake Shelton (1976), Jam Master Jay (1965), Becky G (1997), Bebe Rexha (1989), and Ray Gillen (1959).